The established annual meeting on energy efficiency was successfully concluded for the seventh time in a row with the clear message to plan and initiate immediate measures to reduce energy consumption and environmental pollution. At his presentation during the Conference, Mr. Angelos Papadopoulos (Group HSE and Technical Services Manager at KLEEMANN) explained how the Industry 4.0 tools and functionalities that will be developed in the eFactory project, have the potential to improve energy efficiency in the industrial domain from a circular economy perspective.

More than 180 senior executives participated in the fruitful dialogue, which included presentations on current energy audit topics and case studies from industry leaders and large building installations. eFactory was presented as a platform that provide several digital tools and services to support circular economy activities. The eFactory tools offer innovative functionalities with the potential to contribute towards environmental benefits. The eFactory presentation attracted interest and helped promote the project in a relevant industrial sector. The event was also used to promote the open-calls planned in the project.